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    August 29, 2013
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left. the news continues. greta van susteren to go live on the record. we'll see you back here tomorrow night. thanks for being with us. this is a fox news alert. the brits are snubbing president obama. so he go it alone in syria? >> aye? >> no? >> the nos have it. >> if the united states decides to lead military action in reprisal or to punish the use of chemical weapons last week, britain will not be part of that. >> i strongly believe in the need for a tough response to the use of chemical weapons. it is clear to me that the british parliament reflecting the views of the british people does not want to see british military action and i get that and the fword will act accordingly. >> we were told there were
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weapons of mass destruction in iraq, and there weren't. and the u.k. public is nervous about jumping into situations that require military force. >> this is a pleat embarrassment for the obama administration. here's obama trying to gather an ally or two for a pinprick and he gets nothing. >> the president of the united states has said for a year, assad has to go. now we're in a position to actually make him go, and we've decided no, we're not going to do that? that's because there's no stranstran strategy. they have no idea what they're doing. >> former secretary of defense donald rumsfeld joins us. how significant is it that the british have voted no to the go along with us should we do a military strike, at least not for the moment. >> well, as it is has been said, humiliating. it is a direct result of the
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confused and lead from behind posture that our country has taken under the obama administration. the fact that there have not been a mission defined leaves people with confusion and unwillingness to be supportive. unless we state, it's true not just overseas, but it's true in our country. if you can't even organize a three-car convoy, a motorcade, then you've got a real problem. and you have to stop and say, is what we're doing really making sense? >> what do you envision is the goal of a missile strike now? what are the possible goals? pan what could we possibly seek to achieve, reasonably achieve? >> well, i don't have any idea what they have, what they have in mind. one looking at it has to say there's a lot we don't know. we don't know precisely yet if chemical weapons, although it appears likely, we don't know who used them.
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the inspectors have not come out. i think it's important, the credibility of the government, to get to ground troops. we don't know what the white house and what the president believe are our tragic interest. what is the national interest for the united states? you can't put a coalition together until you define the mission. when you define the mission and say here's what we're going to do. and here's why we're going to do it, then countries come in line. countries aren't going to come -- in the bush administration they had dozens of countries supporting the activity in afghanistan and iraq. proliferation, counter proliferation initiative. the global war on terror. and the reason they did is because there was clarity. there is a lack of clarity here. the idea of firing a shot across the bow or a pinprick action to punish them i believe is probably a mistake.
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unless you've decided you have a clear purpose, that it's in the interest of our country, it's best not to do that, because the united states will look ineffective and weak. >> compare and contrast for me the situation between iraq where there was suspicion that there were weapons of mass destruction and it turned out not. here, there seems to be relatively no suspicion of weapons of mass destruction, chemical weapon, yet, there is not an appetite to do it. what's the difference between the two, and how are they the same? >> well, in the case of iraq, obviously, they had used chemical weapons against their neighbors. they'd used chemical, saddam hussein had used chemical weapons against his own people. he was known to have had stockpile, and he was refusing to allow the u.n. to go in and validate whether or not they remained and still existed. in this instance, we don't know who -- we know that they had chemical weapons.
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but we don't know, yet, who used them and for what purpose. and that, that is, i think, a situation, i think also the fact that it turned out there were not large stockpiles in iraq has led to a great deal of understandable caution on the part of the united states and other countries. >> in this instance, the president has said, at least up to this date, that regime change is not a goal of this mission should he decide to send missiles or take military action against syria. your thought on no regime change as not being a goal. does that in some way have any factor into any of your thoughts on this? >> well, it has to affect your thinking. if you think of what's really important in the middle east and the united states, first, one would have to say it's egypt the and we've played that hand very badly. we've ended up leaving the
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egyptian people with the idea we support the muslim brotherhood and the egyptian people are opposing the muslim brotherhood. and clearly the muslim brotherhood is not a partner for us of any appropriateness. in the case, the second most important thing or maybe equally would be the iranian nuclear program and their relationship with syria and their support of terrorist organizations. to the extent the president does something and it leaves bashar al-assad standing, in complicity in terrorist acts in close kblisity with iran, it's going to tell iran that the united states of america is willing to draw a red line, and it really doesn't mean anything. and the questions in my mind is, we, if we look weak and, and persuade iran that they can
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charge ahead with their nuclear program, we would have done something most unfortunate. and i can't, at the moment, not knowing there's so much that we don't know about what's taking place in syria, i can't, at the moment, tell what's going to make us look weaker, doing nothing? having drawn a red line? or going in and doing a shot across the bow and a pinprick. what he's managed to do is to get china active in the middle east, supporting assad and reactivate putin in russia in supporting assad, basically in support of the use of chemical weapons. >> is it, is it at all possible, is there any reference in history or even you think it's possible, can you have a military strike into a civil war, not have a regime change, get out and stay out? or once you put your foot into this, are you now, do you own
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it? are you part of this? and are we then more involved than we ever wanted to or dreamed to be? >> well, i think it would be most unfortunate if the united states ended up on the ground in that situation over a sustained period of time. it is tragic to be sure, that some 100,000 syrians have been killed. that's a terrible tragedy. on the other hand, the strategic interest for the united states is, as i say, more properly should be focused on iran and egypt and not on syria. and i think that's just the reality. >> have we sort of, has the president sort of boxed himself in by saying that this red line and now that he's drawn the red line, he's been talking about assad was going to leave. he's been saying that for two and a half years, he hasn't left. now there might be missile strikes and assad is not the target. so he's going to be emboldened
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afterwards i assume. yet on the other hand he can't get britain to back him, can't get the u.n. to give an authorization or at least not yet anything from congress. so it really does look, it's president obama all alone. is he box in? or what is his exit strategy? >> unfortunately, i don't think he's thought those things through. i haven't sensed any strategy or any road map or idea as to what the next steps ought to be. he talks, and he says things that boxed in the united states and drive us down a cul-de-sac. that doesn't mean that the only thing he can do now it seems to me is to do something that would make us look still weaker. this administration has said to the world that we are basically a country in decline. he manages the economy, modeling it after europe, which is a failed model. he has made pronouncements in the world that have proven in
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relatively short order not to be the case. and i think that what he needs to do is to take a deep breath, get down to ground troouth and y to himself that the united states has a role to play, but it has to be played in a steady, solid way. and in fact, the policies that we've seen have been harmful to the united states and the perception of the united states rather than helpful. >> mr. secretary, thank you very much, sir, for joining us. >> you bet. >> and at this hour, it has been reported the president has not yet made a decision. he has no approval from congress, no approval from the united nation the and not even our best friends as we've noted earlier, the brits, are with him. so does he do it alone? or after all his threats to syria he does nothing? so that's your question. >> no, i doesn't think he should use military force. i don't think there's a palpable
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american interest at stake here. i don't think we should take sides in this civil war. that's what the advocates of agd the opposition are wanting to advocate. but that's something they've wanted to do for two, two and a half years. the argument that having drawn a red line and failed to do anything to about it once before and failing to do it again means the president has to act this time i think are clearly wrong as well. that's a classic example of what economists call the sunken cost fallacy. if you've done one foolish thing what you've done before doesn't mandate that you do another foolish thing. and the prospect of a minimal streak here really sends the exact opposite signal against the terms of chemical weapons. it's an encouragement, because the cost of using them is so low. >> even the new york times says if the u.s. does something, slap
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some missile strike, doesn't go for assad, no regime change, the words that were used is we're advertising our impotence. >> people say the president's put the american credibility on the line. therefore, he has to strike. he has damaged our credibility. i acknowledge that. but mostly, he's shredded his own. and it's about time for the rest of the world to understand that barack obama and the united states are not the same thing. we've got 1200 days of this left. it's going to be very costly. but the united states should not be put in a worse position just to help out barack obama's credibility. >> there are a lot of people have died. a lot of people have died before we got to chemical weapons. now a lot of people have died with chemical weapons. if it weren't, if national security weren't a reason but humanitarian reason, could we even do anything for the future of the other people who are living there, the citizens who
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are living there. is there anything we could do to help them? >> look, we are providing a lot of humanitarian assistance to the refugees. nobody should be under the opinion we are not doing anything. >> i don't mean food, clothing, i mean help so that they don't live in fear every night. >> my answer to that is no. and here's the reality. it is entirely possible that there are humanitarian tragedies all around the world that tug at our hearts, but that doesn't mean there is an american interest one way or another in resolving the conflict. we've got huge interests in the stake in the region as a whole in syria because of iran in particular. but there are conflicts where there are no white hats and no american interests. people say we are not the world's policeman. that's not the issue. we should not use military force in pursuit of abstractions. we are not the world's nanny. >> what happens if. if the goal is not to do a regime change, not to kill or get rid of assad and we send
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missile strikes over. we're going to be quite effective with our missile strikes. the next day there are going to be pictures of innocent citizens where they're going to be paraded through the streets where it says look at those houbl americans killing babies. them you'll have iran emboldened to help syria. then they all blame israel. israel's sitting there like a sitting duck. although they all say israel provided the intelligence which has gotten us revved up in the united states. this is a total no-win situation at this point. >> there are always negative consequences to take into account. and i don't think any one negative result should be enough to drive the policy, but the place you have to start is in defining what your objective is. >> is there anything positive we could get out of this? we go back to my question, is there anything we can actually, really do. is there, you know, by a missile
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strike or by a military strike to change things there? >> i think if you decapitated the regime, if you assassinated assad, if you killed his top military leaders, you could throw the government into chaos, but all that would do would bring the opposition into power. and as general dempsey said about ten days ago, that means you're going to get another struggle, not just between al qaeda and other terrorists on the one hand versus nice jefr sown yan democrats on the other, but the big lump in the middle is the muslim brotherhood. forget al qaeda for a minute. do you really want the muslim brotherhood coming to power in syria as they did in egypt. >> somebody's going to lose at some point. it may go on for years. >> it may simply go on for a long time. as henry kissenier said in the 1980s, maybe both sides can lose. >> kerry says the free syrian army is not al qaeda.
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>> that may be, but they're not the only element in syria. there's no knowing who would control the opposition once assad fell. a few well placed assassinations, their structures could fall apart too. this is like a big morass. and the issue for the united states, i still believe, is not what's happening in syria. it's iran's nuclear weapons program. and we've taken our eye off the ball yet again the iranians have just revealed by the latest report, continued to make progress toward nuclear weaake l weapons in syria look incidental. the only interest we have in these chemical weapons is in making sure they don't get used outside syria. >> and of course what happens to the chemical weapons. who's going to secure them if more chaos goes into the region. >> the opposition takes charge and then they get the chemical weapons, does that make us feel good? i don't think so. >> now to tonight's hot button
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not just republicans in house and the senate on the war path it's not just republicans in the house and senate on the warpath against obamacare. now some states have a new plan to take down obamacare. what's the plan? karl rove joins us. evening, sir. >> evening, how are you? >> i'm very well. so tell me, what is the plan that some states, obviously not all the states, have to in some way impede or avoid obamacare? >> well, everybody, i think, a lot of people know about the previous efforts by states to say we're not going to participate in the expansion of medicaid. obamacare expands the number of people on medicaid by about a third. the federal government picks up the tab for a number of years and then the states pick up the tab. but the latest round of activities, many of them involve the so-called navigators. the middle of august, the
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federal government let contracts involving hundreds of millions of dollars to states to so-called navigators. these are people who are supposed to navigate the exchanges and buy insurance this fall, starting october. some said they can't undertake certain activities. in ohio they're not allowed to compare and contrast different types of plans. we're hiring a bunch of people who may work for united way or planned parenthood or a community group. they're be being hired between the middle of august and the program begins on objectctober . so a lot of states have said whoa, we don't want people who have virtually no training, whose background we don't understand to be out there trying to do things that professional insurance agents have a lot of training to do and we're technically worried about the capacity of some of these people who have information about your income and your social security number. >> is some of it, though, like
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throwing spikes under a wheel in the sense that they don't like obamacare? is it simply that, or is it all just that they think these people are inexperienced and not ready to be navigator, so they don't want to do it or they're worried about the overall cost of to the state how obamacare may have an impact on the state or is it like you say these people are inexperienced to do this? >> well, look, most of the states have taken a very deliberate decision. many of them have done it in a legislative ven urks in fact missouri has. they is had a statewide remember re referendum. now not every state has done it. but it is reasonable and rational to say, look, do you want somebody who might be a member of say a community group or member of planned parenthood who has no background in understanding how to compare and contrast differing insurance
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plans, do we want those people to be the people who are explaining, you know, buy a or buy b? we're not talking people who are trained and have an expertise in this area. we're talking about people who might be a member of a community group, some kind of farm workers group or some kind of union associated group orb the planned paerpt hood affiliate and have no background or training in this very tough decision that people have to make. and, you know, what happens if you have somebody that looks at the data on the exchange and says i want to do a, well, the navigator says i don't want to you get that from that company i want you to get it from this company. but with no background or training in that particular issue. >> why do you think some republican governors have had a different views or different approach does this medicaid expansion? you know, the first couple years, the federal government picks up the freight to expand medicate which helps the citizens of the state, but as time marches on the state's going to have to peck it up themselves. governor kasich took the
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medicaid expansion, but another governor might not. what's your thought on that as far as why some are doing it. is it smart? not smart? >> i'm dubious about it first of all because medicaid is second class health care and highly prescriptive from the federal level. one state was given permission to enact a very interesting plan and rather than giving medicaid as a government benefit and to have a whole series of other regulatory freedoms that are not allowed to any other state, and this experiment has worked mightily in rhode island. the state is spending about the same amount of money that it was in 2008, which is, you know, the rest of the country spending a lot more per capita on medicaid. it's spending about the same or slightly less. and yet, it's providing additional services. and the state is able to manage
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the case load, and it's able to manage its own budget, which is exactly what we ought to be trying to do, which is to allow, provide flexibility to the state so they can solve the particular needs of their state in a way that minimizes the cost and maximizes the benefit. and that's not what this particular administration want does see happen. they would never have granted the rule giving flexibility in rhode island. so some governors look at that and say, well, he hope at some point i can get that freedom. others say i have confidence that within the current regulato regulatory scheme i can manage my case load. but a lot of governors have said we're not going to be suckered into this where for a number of years the federal government pecks up the tab and then we get stuck with it. our state of texas refuses to take the money because even with the current coverage, it's
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sucking up money out of our state budget that would otherwise go for education, both elementary and secondary or high are education or to go for the rest of state government. medicaid is eating the state government budgets of too many states. >> all right we have a minute left. let me switch topics. it is expected. and i hear small business openers tell me. but i do hear that they are planning to sort of reduce the number of full-time employee does part-time employees in order to avoid some of the costs of obamacare on the small business. do you think that president obama is watch, is watching those numbers and that he's worried that we're going to grow to a more part-time economy and, because that's going to have, you know, serious consequences for people. >> i think he could care less. and look, it's not that we're predicting it's happening. it is happening. take a look at the bureau of labor statistics over the last year. we have had 145,000 people fewer
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each month who are working full time. remember, the cut off is 30 hours. small businesses are dumping employees, limiting their hours who are now working 30 or more hours a week and making them work 29 hours or less to avoid obamacare. and the delta is 365,000 people a month. that's the difference in the people that are working 30 to 35 hours and people who are being forced to 25 to 29 hours. i don't think the president cares about it. i wrote miochol um today in the wall street journal about it because i think it is one of the huge, horrific, unintended consequences of the affordable care act, and it's working hardship in a lot of people's lives. i hear people who work 30, 34 hours a week plus tips. and now they're getting limited.
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they're having difficulty getting that second job to make up their lost income. and even if they do find a second job, they have to juggle child care, transportation and schedule does make it all work. it is going to be a nightmare for millions of americans. >> it already is painful to go to part time, and it's only going to get more painful for others thank you, sir. is congrepresident obama side-stepping congress? and senator cruz has many freps back in texas. something he just tweeted may lose some friends here in washington. 's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more.
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you know president obama is not wild about congress. he has a history you know, president obama is not wild about congress. he has a history of ignoring them, going around them and taking executive action. from epa regulations to the many dream act. and just today the obama
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administration rolling out gun control. so is president obama planning to do the same with syria. former senator rick santorum joins us. nothing from the u.n. and not even our good friends, the brits want to stand next to us on this one, at least not right now. >> for a president who came in saying he was going to be a consensus builder, that he was going to rally the world around the united states, improve relationships with all of our allies, and here you see him being snubbed at every tournament you don't see support from congress on either side of the aisle. i really can't remember a time when we're looking at potential military action where both sides of the aisle are sort of stepping back and saying wait a minute. this may not be acourse. double check, triple check, which we should be doing obviously when it comes to the use of chemical weapons. but he has rallied nobody. and it looks like he's trying to
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defend his ekboe or his statement about a red line. >> it's stunning because he was a u.s. senator, although it was of short duration, you would have thought he would realize the importance of friendships and companionships and working together. i'm not saying he should give in to his ideology. but when you look back at bill clinton, he would smooz a little bit. you have reagan with tip o'neill. l. brget j. would have people at the white house every day back slapping. relations matter in. >> they matter particularly when the president's out there on a very important national security issue. and he hasn't built a lot of relationships, frankly, on either side of the aisle. and you're seeing that. you're seeing the results of that. and he could use support in congress. >> it looks like tonight he got the republican senator bob corker on his side.
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>> there will be republicans, there will be democrats. but there will be a lot of republicans and democrats not with him. this will be a very divisive issue on capitol hill. there's arguments to be made on both sides. the president has provided no real path for lead areship. you've had this discussion throughout the evening. and unless we see some plan as to here's why we're acting, to accomplish a certain purpose. and if the purpose is only to defend his integrity, to say, well, i said don't cross the line, and you did. and therefore we're going to do something. if there's no objective beyond that, it's hard to justify, to, to the american people or to the world, that it's worth harming, you know, killing potentially hundreds or thousands of people, simply because the american government said you can't do this, and you did. >> i guess if i were president i would want the congress to be behind me so i have cover a little bit. because you never know how these things are going to turn out. if it's catastrophic i wouldn't
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want to be sitting there alone. that's the first thing. the send thing is i would want the counsel of other people. it's the president's decision. he's the commander in chief, but i would want to hear from different members for different reasons, whether they served in the military or didn't serve in the military orb had traveled to the region or hadn't traveled to the region. i'd want to work with them. make the decision but work with them. >> the congress works as best we can calibrate it, the voice of the american people. technically now. you see members of congress. >> they're all on vacation. the american people aren't too happy about that. but go ahead. >> a lot of them are doing town hall meetings. and coming back after that vacation or those district meeting, it's a pretty good opportunity for him to get a sense of where the american public is and where his, where his party and the opposition party is. for a president to go it alone, particularly in such a, what seems to be a rather specious
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reason for responding to this, to these chemical attacks, and we're not even sure. the evidence, at least, hasn't been presented to the american public as to why these are for sure from the syrian government, i think, you know, he needs to engage, and needs to get and rally support of the congress before he does anything. >> but maybe after he spoke to them late tonight, maybe things will change and we'll get more information in the next 24 hours. any way, senator nice to see you, sir. >> measure. you, yes, you, are a hoarder. did you know that? you pay for everything in this closet. take a look at it. wasn't cheap. exactly what was in those boxes? start guessing, using #greta. it's not going to make you happy. three african-american teenagers caught on camera viciously beating a boy. and the boys learn their fate and you are going inside that courtroom in just two minutes. the heart of everything we do.
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this next story could have you chucking your remote at the tv. would you spend $14 million to shove a bunch of unused equipment in a closet in west virginia? well, you did. and it gets worse. the story broke on world news tonight. what happened? >> so part of the stimulus plan was $7 billion in high speed internet access going to rural communities primarily. a big chunk of this money went to west virginia. and that's where the state auditor stepped in and found waist. one closet had more than a million dollars worth of high speed internet routers that first of all had too much capacity for even what their intended use was, but they don't have a use for them. they've been sitting there in storage. and they're still sitting there with the wrappers on. >> why are they not being used? >> there's too many of them. and where they have been used -- here's the thing. we're talking about tiny
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libraries. they went out and bought the cadillac of routers, things that are for universities, hospitals. things with tens of thousands of yusers. some of the libraries, they're so heavy they had to build extra shelving just to hold these things. >> can we turn them in and get a refund? >> have you tried getting money back for three year old computer yimt? >> oh, it's outdated now. >> it's sitting there and west virginia officials say they still think they're going to find a use. they intentionally overbought the capacity because you never know what technology's going to be. >> that's what they're saying, really? >> that's what they're saying. they still think they're going to find a use for this. >> and the state auditor found this? >> the state auditor found this. this is just one state. according to the obama administration some 500,000 people have internet access that didn't have it before. some people say it would have happened with the private sector and the second problem is so much money web out so quickly it
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was literally impossible to track it. they got back a couple million back. but this we know this money's been spent. >> could we put it on ebay and sell the parts? >> try to get something from it. >> who makes the router? >> cisco. they contacted us and let us know that they would extend the warranty. they said if you do find a use we'll continue to service the product, but, again, they bought things they didn't need. >> do all states have auditors? one state found this. i assume every state has a problem, this is just one closet. >> this is just one enclose net one community. there's a suggestion that this one slice could have had $200 million in waste by itself. >> go to tip @greta.com if you
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it's time to hash it out. a picture says a thousand words for senator ted cruz, the texas lawmaker fuming over congress's lack of debate on syria. tweeting out this image accompanied by the text non-stop web coverage. below it, a picture of an empty chamber and the text syria debate in u.s. congress. unacceptable. well, he may be sitting alone from now on in the senate dining room. he's not going to have any friends. and run for the border. this time it's not mexico. some customers eating their words. taco bell in canada is using lasers to etch tweets into the shells of dor itos. who knew 140 characters could
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[ engine revs ] boat protection people love. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> greta: this is a fox news alert president ob yaum deciding whether to order a this is a fox news alert. president obama is deciding whether to order a missile attack on syria. it could happen anytime. we have the latest developments from just across the border in beirut lebanon. anything happening in the last 24 hours as soon as we spoke last night? are things changing the an all on the ground there? >> the last couple of days have really been about the u.n. inspectors on the ground inside syria. and what we saw today was the syrians offering to let them stay to investigate further. and essentially the american administration saying look, russia's going to end up vetoing
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any u.n. resolution, so we don't need u.n. inspectors to investigate any further. >> has there been any sort of reaction from the rebels or from the civilians or the assad administration to the news that britain, at least for the moment said no, that they're not going to join us on this? >> honestly, that's more of an embarrassing position for the people there in london. in terms of the people here, they know america is capable of doing it. but they're waiting with bated breath to see what happens. >> the president as far as we know has not yet made a decision. we'll check back in with you again. thank you sir. >> no problem. it's always a pleasure. >> thank you all. make sure you go to greta wire.com. let us know what you thought
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about the show tonight. we have a special tomorrow at 10:00. do tune in and watch it. however, if there is breaking news, something happening in syria, we will be here. we will be live. good night from washington. go to greta wire.com. see you soon. sad. goodboy bye, gus. >> this is a fox news this is a fox news alert. welcome to indecision 2013. >> we have looked at all the evidence and we do not believe the opposition possessed nuclear winds or chemical weapons of that

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